Trygve Henrisken, you're an utter tool. Have some compassion for the people involved with Scott.
If you actually did any research into the incident, then you'd realise that it wasn't a blizzard. It was a clear night, no snow, less than 15min nearly straight walk from the bar to the hostel.
Shut your useless hole unless you know the whole story.
Tim, do some more research into the device. It gives the current location using GPS with a fallback to a wireless mesh across the whole snowfield.
To the register: This is a mysterious tragedy, even people native to the town are unable to explain his dissapearance. Be respectful, terms like boozer aren't that nice toward his worried family. Get your facts right, the town is Niseko. You should be ashamed.